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The Slim Taper 2.0 15oz Double Black Selvage Denim

Fabric Notes:

We're always on the hunt for black selvage as its not easy to source high quality, black x black selvage and truth be told, the denim mills hate making it. Why? It's more expensive to produce than indigo selvage and the black dye contaminates the looms. So we are pumped to offer a limited quantity of 15oz double black (black warp, black weft) 3 x 1 quality in our Regular Taper style. A sulphur black dye in both warp and weft ensures awesome fade potential. This also has the slubbiest warp yarn that we've offered to date in a double black quality which gives the face more surface texture and less of a flat appearance than we're used to for black selvage. Classic Red Selvage iD finishes off this stunner.

Breaking in a pair of double black definitely has its own set of challenges and no self respecting denim head should ever shy away from the task as the reward is more than satisfying. This is a black that will deliver in spades and once fully broken in could possibly be one of the best pairs of denim in your quiver.

(click here for size chart)

 Product Details:

  • 15oz Japanese Double Black Selvage Denim
  • All black stitching, leather patch & hardware.
  • Sewn & chain stitched in all the right places on vintage Union Special, Reece & Singer machines.
  • A & E core spun poly thread for maximum strength & durability.
  • Black embroidered star insignia on the right back pocket represents ‘Made in America’ status.
  • Button fly with double prong, donut style buttons. Old style pocket rivet burrs.
  • All hardware is made in Kentucky.
  • Leather back patches are cut & stamped in Los Angeles & waistband label is woven locally in Los Angeles.
  • Every aspect of the production is US made in Downtown Los Angeles..

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HOW TO MEASURE YOUR JEANS/SIZING CHART

How to correctly measure your jeans

FOR OTHER TYPES OF CLOTHING MEASUREMENTS, CHECK OUT THESE SIZING PAGES: 

Waist Measure:

Lay the jeans on a flat surface. Flatten the waistband by pressing out any wrinkles or kinks with your hands. Pull the front waistband up parallel with the back waistband and measure across the top from edge to edge. This edge to edge measurement will give you a half measure which is what we have listed below in our sizing chart. A full measure can be obtained by doubling the flat measurement number for e.g. 16.75 inches x 2 = 33.5 inches. A Full measure (Flat Lay x 2) is NOT the waist size you will purchase from us. The Full Measure is the number used to compare to our fit guide to determine your waist size. 

Measuring your selvedge denim jeans

Low Hip:

This is an important point of measure for low hips and seat. Flatten down the hips so no wrinkle or kinks remain.

Next, measure 6 inches down from the bottom of the waistband at the side seam. Mark with your finger or light colored pencil.

Measure at a slight downward angle just below the J stitch and then across the opposite side going up at the same slight angle. A picture is worth a thousand words so here it is.

Thigh:

Most folks get this wrong, thats ok this is how you get the correct measure. Measure one inch down from the midpoint between the double needle stitch of the front rise. Mark with your finger or light colored pencil.

Measure across at a slightly upward angle following the natural pitch of the thigh panel.

INSEAM:

Measure from the same midpoint of the double needle at the top where the thigh and crotch meet. Walk the tape measure down the contour of the inseam along the stitch to the edge of the hem. 

CHOOSING YOUR FIT 

BRAVE STAR SIZING CHART:                          

Please allow for a +/- 1/2" tolerance in the waistband vs listed spec.

All measurements are "full waist measurements." For a full waist measure, you would take your layflat measurements as shown on the waist measurements instructions above and double that number.  

For example, if you measure your best fitting jean at home and the layflat measurement is 17.25", then you would double that number for a full measure of 34.5" (17.25 x 2 = 34.5) You would then take that measurement and check the sizing chart to determine you need a Brave Star size 32 Waist Jean.

 

SKELETON SKINNY MEASUREMENTS 

SIZE 28 29 30      

BRAVE

STAR

31

32 33 34 35 36
WAIST 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
F.RISE 9.25 9.5 9.75 10 

 

10.25   

10.5 10.75 11  11.25
B.RISE 13.75 14 14.25 14.5 14.75 15 15.25 15.5 15.75
THIGH 10.25 10 11  11.375 11.625 11.75 12.125 12.5 12.75
KNEE 6.75 7 7.25 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.5 8.75

OPENING

5.875 6.125 6.375 6.5 6.75 7.25 7.5 7.75

INSEAM

34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34

  

SLIM TAPER MEASUREMENTS

All measurements are "full waist measurements." For a full waist measure, you would take your layflat measurements as shown on the waist measurements instructions above and double that number.  

Please allow for a +/- 1/2" tolerance in the waistband vs listed spec.

SIZE 28 29 30

BRAVE

STAR

31

32 33 34 35 36 38
WAIST 30 31 32 33

 

34      

35 36 37 38 40.5
F.RISE 10 10.25 10.5 10.75 11 11.25 11.5 11.75 12 12.5
B. RISE 13.25 13.75 14 14.25 14.5 14.75 15 15.25 15.5 16
THIGH 10.75 10.75 11 11.25 11.625 12  12.375 12.75 13 13.25
KNEE 7.25 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.5 8.625 8.75 9.625
OPENING 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.75 6.875 7.5 7.625 7.75
INSEAM 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35

 

SLIM STRAIGHT MEASUREMENTS

All measurements are "full waist measurements." For a full waist measure, you would take your layflat measurements as shown on the waist measurements instructions above and double that number.                            

SIZE 28 29 30

BRAVE

STAR

31

32 33 34 35 36 38 40
WAIST 30.5 31.5 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5 37.5 38.5 40.5 42.5
F.RISE 9.75

 

10 10.25 10.5 10.75 11 11.25 11.5 11.75 12.25 12.75
B.RISE 13.25 13.5 13.75 14 14.25  14.5  14.75 15 15.25 15.75 16.25 
THIGH 10.625 10.75  11.375 11.75 12.125 12.625 12.75 13.125 13.5 14.25 14.75
KNEE 7 7.25 7.5 7.75 8 8.25 8.5 8.75 9 9.75 10.25
OPENING 6.5 6.75 7 7.125 7.25 7.375 7.5 7.625 7.875 8.25
INSEAM 34 34 34 35 35 35 36 36 36 36 36

 

REGULAR TAPER MEASUREMENTS

Please allow for a +/- 1/2" tolerance in the waistband vs listed spec.

All measurements are "full waist measurements." For a full waist measure, you would take your layflat measurements as shown on the waist measurements instructions above and double that number.  

SIZE 28 29

30

31 32 33 34 35 36 38 40
WAIST 30.5 31.5 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5 37.5 38.5 40.5 42.5
F.RISE

 

9.75

 

10 10.25 10 10.25 10.5 10.75 11  11  11.5 12
B.RISE 13.25

 

13.5

13.75 14.25 14.5 15  15.5 15.75 16  16.5 17 
Low Hip 18 18.25 18.625 19 19.625 20 20.625 21 21.625 22.5 23
THIGH 10.75 11  11.325 11.75 12 12.25  12.5 12.75 13   13.5 14
KNEE 6.75 7.25 7.5 7.75  8.25 8.5 8.75 9.25 9.75
OPENING 6 6.25 6.5 6.75 6.875  7.125 7.25 7.375 7.625 7.75
INSEAM 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36

 

TRUE STRAIGHT MEASUREMENTS

Please allow for a +/- 1/2" tolerance in the waistband vs listed spec.

All measurements are "full waist measurements." For a full waist measure, you would take your layflat measurements as shown on the waist measurements instructions above and double that number.  

SIZE 29 30

Brave

Star

31

32 33 34 35 36 38 40 42
WAIST 31.5 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5 37.5 38.5 40.5 42.5 44.5
F.RISE 10.25 10.5 10.75 11  11.25 11.5 11.75 12  12.5 13  13.5
B.RISE 14.5 14.75 15 15.25 15.5 15.75 16  16.25 16.75 17.25 17.75
Low Hip 18 18.5 19.75 20.25 20.75 21.25 21.75 22.25 23.25 23.75 24.25
THIGH 11.25 11.75 11.75 12.125 12.5 12.875 13.125 13.5 14.375 14.875 15.5
KNEE 8.25 8.5 8.75 9 9.25 9.5 9.75 10 10.5 10.75 11
OPENING 7.25 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.375 8.5 8.625 8.75 9.25
INSEAM 35.5 35.5 35.5 35.5 35.5 36 36 36 36 36 36